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Just like World War II vets who were exposed to mustard gas during secret chemical testing, Vietnam vets exposed to Agent Orange had trouble obtaining VA benefits — until they got the law changed.

California is trying to do just that, though police and advocates for ex-offenders are at odds over whether it will work. The debate is playing out as President Obama is calling for nationwide reform.

Greece is so saddled with debt it probably can't turn its economy around for years, the International Monetary Fund says. But writing down debt would require an OK from Germany, which has opposed it.

Scientists have had a hard time finding the weak spots of Cryptosporidium parvum, but now that's changing. It's not a common killer in the U.S., but it's a different story in the developing world.

It turns out the stylized "E" in Gov. Scott Walker's campaign logo looks just like the logo of a major eyeglasses company. And he's not the only one who has faced a #logogate.

The NAACP, the leading civil rights organization for African-Americans, is holding its annual convention at a time when there are growing questions about the group's relevance to a young generation.

Exceptionally dry conditions are fueling major blazes across the Pacific Northwest. A drought and rapid development in Washington mean the state may not be prepared to deal with a long, hot summer.

In an interview with NPR, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the nuclear deal reached with Iran will allow it to attain a nuclear bomb even if Iran complies with the terms.

Making yogurt requires bacteria — but which strains of bacteria? There are dozens to choose from, and that choice affects yogurt's tartness and texture.

U.S. authorities had wanted Joaquin Guzman extradited, in part over fears that he would get out again. Mexican authorities refused. His escape likely will deepen distrust between the countries.




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